Key Partners

OHRA’s Partners

We are grateful and proud to partner with over 100 different organizations, united in supporting our neighbors in need. They include faith-based communities, government agencies, non-profits, foundations, and businesses. OHRA’s ability to advance its mission is possible because of this robust network.

Together, we help individuals build better lives so our entire community prospers.

Highlighted Partners

Access

Access
Provides food, warmth, shelter, and other essential services to Jackson County’s low-income children, families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.

“ACCESS is proud to partner with OHRA. Both our organizations are dedicated to a common goal – bringing stability, safety, health, and hope to the most vulnerable of our neighbors. Time and time again, we can count on OHRA to get the job done. In their work and in their community partnerships, OHRA is steadfast. Both their guests and partners like ACCESS can count on them to follow through. OHRA is an irreplaceable resource in our community and we hope to partner with them for years to come.”  – Jackie Agee, ACCESS 

AllCare Health

AllCare Health
Provides quality healthcare in southern Oregon, is 100% locally owned and operated, and is deeply invested in the well-being and economies of our communities.

Anderson Bradley Krant, PC

Anderson Bradley Krant, PC
A women-owned law firm focused on helping individuals and business owners resolve problems in business, employment, estate planning, probate and guardianship. Carolyn A. Anderson is a former OHRA board member who continues to support OHRA through timely and insightful employment law counsel.

City of Ashland

City of Ashland
The city is a strong supporter of OHRA through its Housing Program, the Health & Human Services Commission, and City Council and Mayor. We are grateful for the commitment to our neighbors in need, for the grants awarded to support OHRA’s programs.

Oregon Community Foundation

Oregon Community Foundation
Oregon Community Foundation puts donated dollars to work and maximizes impact for the benefit of people across the state. OHRA has received numerous grants through OCF and foundations managed by OCF. OCF also administered the Project Turnkey grant program supported by community advisors —people with both direct and related expertise with Oregon’s housing crises – to identify, recommend and review applicants for state funds to acquire motels.  OHRA is proud to have been the first recipient of a Project Turnkey grant and is grateful for the ongoing support from OCF.

United Way of Jackson County

United Way of Jackson County
United Way of Jackson County’s mission is to mobilize caring to affect change. United Way partners with OHRA to help provide support to people living in poverty or experiencing homelessness. United Way’s strategic pillars are: “Everyone completes high school. Everyone is housed. Everyone has good health. Everyone has a foundation for a secure future.”.

The Carpenter Foundation

The Carpenter Foundation
The purpose of the Carpenter Foundation is to add opportunity, choice, inclusiveness, enrichment, and a climate for change for those living in the Rogue Valley. The Carpenter Foundation is one of OHRA’s long-standing grantors.

Faith Based Organizations of Ashland

Trinity Episcopal, First Presbyterian, Rogue Valley Unitarian UniversalistsTemple Emek Shalom, Havurah Shir Hadash

OHRA has a deep and long-standing relationship with many faith-based communities which have supported OHRA’s work with volunteers, funding, and other acts of generosity.

Full Circle Real Estate

Full Circle Real Estate

Was founded on the simple ideas of service and relationships, Full Circle recognizes that how they work, treat their clients, care for our community and environment will always come full circle. Eric Herron, is a commercial real estate agent, who provided unmatched service during the acquisition of the building that is now The OHRA Center. He continues to actively support OHRA through personal donation and by volunteering with OHRA’s Advisory Council.

Golden-Fields Construction

Golden-Fields Construction
Golden-Fields Construction has been OHRA’s steadfast partner in the remodeling of The OHRA Center. John Fields of Golden-Fields Construction has brought to the project over 30 years of construction contracting experience and a strong belief in creating a sustainable society, and in working with environmental sensitivity and political integrity.

Ashland Chamber of Commerce

Ashland Chamber of Commerce
The chamber has been in existence for over one hundred years. Through the years it has taken a strong leadership role in helping the business community prosper and remains committed to bettering the entire community.

Davis, Hearn, Anderson & Selvig, P.C.,

This law firm created a reputation of dedication, commitment, and professionalism through years of outstanding service and results. As the oldest and largest law firm in Ashland, Davis, Hearn, Anderson & Selvig, PC, has the talent and experience to handle complex transactions and litigation, but is small enough to foster and develop close working relationships with clients. Jack Davis supports OHRA through timely and effective counsel.

LaClinica Health Centers

LaClinica Health Centers
Offers affordable health care excellence for all people in the Rogue Valley, especially those who face barriers to care. At The OHRA Center, La Clinica will be partnering with OHRA in the OHRA Wellness Center, offering primary care and mental health services to guests of the OHRA Shelter and the Resource Center.

Leightman Maxey Foundation

Leightman Maxey Foundation
The Foundation’s mission is to provide educational experiences related to careers, finance and nutrition for individuals to encourage and enable them to be self-reliant, productive members of society.

Pam Marsh, Oregon State Representative

Pam Marsh, Oregon State Representative
Pam Marsh, Oregon State Representative, represents Oregon’s District 5. She is committed to taking bold and transformative action​ in support of all Oregonians—for our health, our environment and our economy. Representative Marsh was an effective leader in advancing Project Turnkey, the $65 million state program created so communities could acquire motels/hotels for use as non-congregate shelter for people experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness. It is through this program that OHRA purchased the building that has become The OHRA Center.

“Over and over again I’ve seen OHRA step up with creative solutions for challenges we’ve never faced before.   More than once I’ve remarked how fortunate we have been to have Cass and her team in place during this unprecedented time.  I am deeply grateful for their clear vision, abiding sense of mission, and strong business acumen.  I have seen first-hand how OHRA helps people move from crisis to stability.  Now with the opening of the new OHRA Center, Jackson County has a critical resource for advancing this work.” 

Best regards,

Representative House District 05
Southern Jackson County

Arkitek

Arkitek
Arkitek has been OHRA’s steadfast partner in the remodeling of The OHRA Center. Jerome White and Christopher Brown have decades of experience with complex architectural projects and a commitment to our community.

Jackson Care Connect

Jackson Care Connect
A nonprofit, local Coordinated Care Organization for Oregon Health Plan members, committed to making it easier for Jackson County residents to get the care they need. Jackson Care Connect supports the Jackson County Continuum of Care, a housing collaborative, which is a community-wide effort to end homelessness.

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